2009–10 Melbourne Victory season


2009–10 Melbourne Victory season
Melbourne Victory
2009-10 season
Manager Scotland Ernie Merrick
A-League 2nd
Pre-Season Cup N/A
AFC Champions League Group Stage
Top goalscorer Archie Thompson (8)
Highest home attendance 30,668 vs Sydney FC (9 October 2009)
Lowest home attendance 15,168 vs Newcastle Jets (3 September 2009)
Average home attendance 20,750
Home colours
Away colours

The Melbourne Victory 2009-10 season was Melbourne Victory's fifth A-League season.

Contents

Players

First team squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Australia GK Mitchell Langerak
2 Australia DF Kevin Muscat (Captain)
3 Australia MF Mate Dugandžić (Youth)
5 Thailand DF Surat Sukha
6 Australia MF Leigh Broxham
7 Australia DF Matthew Kemp
8 Scotland MF Grant Brebner
10 Australia FW Archie Thompson (Marquee)
11 Costa Rica MF Marvin Angulo
12 Australia DF Rodrigo Vargas (Vice-Captain)
13 Australia FW Nathan Elasi (Youth)
No. Position Player
14 Australia MF Billy Celeski
15 Australia MF Tom Pondeljak
16 Costa Rica MF Carlos Hernández
17 Australia DF Matthew Foschini (Youth)
18 Australia MF Mathew Theodore
19 Australia DF Evan Berger
20 New Zealand GK Glen Moss
21 Australia FW Robbie Kruse
22 Australia MF Nick Ward
23 Australia DF Adrian Leijer
29 Australia FW Nik Mrdja (Injury replacement player)

Transfers

In

Player From League Fee Date
New Zealand Glen Moss Wellington Phoenix Australia A-League Free March 2009
Australia Mathew Theodore Melbourne Victory Australia A-League National Youth League Free April 2009
Costa Rica Carlos Hernández L.D. Alajuelense Costa Rica Primera División de Costa Rica Not Disclosed May 2009
Thailand Surat Sukha Chonburi Thailand Thai Premier League $57,000 May 2009
Australia Matthew Foschini Melbourne Victory Australia A-League National Youth League Free August 2009
Australia Adrian Leijer Fulham England Premier League Not Disclosed August 2009
Australia Robbie Kruse Brisbane Roar Australia A-League Not Disclosed September 2009
Australia Mate Dugandzic Melbourne Knights FC Australia Victorian Premier League Not Disclosed September 2009
Thailand Sutee Suksomkit Tampines Rovers Singapore S-League Guest Contract September 2009

Out

Player To League Fee Date
Australia Steve Pantelidis Gold Coast United Australia A-League Free March 2009
Australia Michael Thwaite Gold Coast United Australia A-League Free March 2009
Australia Sebastian Ryall Sydney FC Australia A-League Free March 2009
Australia Michael Theoklitos Norwich City England Football League One End of Contract June 2009
Costa Rica José Luis López Deportivo Saprissa Costa Rica Primera División de Costa Rica Contract Terminated June 2009
Australia Daniel Vasilevski South Melbourne FC Australia Victorian Premier League Contract Terminated August 2009
Australia Daniel Allsopp Al-Rayyan Sports Club Qatar Qatari League Not Disclosed September 2009
Brazil Ney Fabiano Bangkok Glass Thailand Thai Premier League Contract Terminated December 2009
Thailand Sutee Suksomkit Bangkok Glass Thailand Thai Premier League End of Contract December 2009

Matches

2009-10 pre-season friendlies


2009-10 Hyundai A-League fixtures


2009-10 finals series

Statistics

Goals

Total Player Goals per Round
 1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9  10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 SF1 SF2 GF
13 Costa Rica Carlos Hernández 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
11 Australia Archie Thompson 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1
5 Australia Robbie Kruse 1 3 1
4 Australia Kevin Muscat 1 1 1 1
3 Australia Adrian Leijer 1 1 1
2 Australia Mate Dugandžić 2
2 Australia Nick Ward 1 1
2 Australia Tom Pondeljak 1 1
2 Australia Matthew Kemp 1 1
1 Australia Danny Allsopp 1
1 Scotland Grant Brebner 1
1 Brazil Ney Fabiano 1
1 Australia Rodrigo Vargas 1
1 Australia Nik Mrdja 1 1

Ladder

League table

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Sydney FC 27 15 3 9 35 23 42+12 48
2 Melbourne Victory 27 14 5 8 47 32 45+15 47
3 Gold Coast United 27 13 5 9 39 35 34+4 44
4 Wellington Phoenix 27 10 10 7 37 29 38+8 40
5 Perth Glory 27 11 6 10 40 34 36+6 39
6 Newcastle Jets 27 10 4 13 33 45 18−12 34
7 North Queensland Fury 27 8 8 11 29 46 13−17 32
8 Central Coast Mariners 27 7 9 11 32 29 33+3 30
9 Brisbane Roar 27 8 6 13 32 42 20−10 30
10 Adelaide United 27 7 8 12 24 33 21−9 29
11 Melbourne Heart 0 0 0 0 0 0 300 0
12 Sydney Rovers 0 0 0 0 0 0 300 0

Rules for classification:1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored.


Finals

  Semifinals Wk1 Semifinals Wk2 Preliminary final Grand final
    A - 18 February       D - 7 March               G - 20 March  
  1  Sydney FC  1  Sydney FC  2    Melbourne Victory  1 (2)
  2  Melbourne Victory  2  Melbourne Victory (a.e.t.)  2              Sydney FC (p.s.o)  1 (4)
                    F - 13 March          
    B - 20 February                Sydney FC  4        
  3  Gold Coast United  0 (5)              Wellington Phoenix  2        
  6  Newcastle Jets (p.s.o)  0 (6)     E - 7 March                  
             Wellington Phoenix (a.e.t.)  3                
    C - 21 February        Newcastle Jets  1                
  4  Wellington Phoenix (p.s.o)  1 (4)                        
  5  Perth Glory  1 (2)                        


AFC Champions League

Round Date Home Team Score Away Team Crowd Stadium
Group Stage 23 February 2010 Beijing Guoan 1-0 Melbourne Victory 31,000 Workers Stadium
Group Stage 9 March 2010 Melbourne Victory 0-2 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 7,899 Etihad Stadium
Group Stage 23 March 2010 Kawasaki Frontale 4-0 Melbourne Victory 9,728 Todoroki Athletics Stadium
Group Stage 31 March 2010 Melbourne Victory 1-0 Kawasaki Frontale 6,011 Etihad Stadium
Group Stage 14 April 2010 Melbourne Victory 0-0 Beijing Guoan 6,394 Etihad Stadium
Group Stage 28 April 2010 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 3-2 Melbourne Victory 502 Tancheon Sports Complex

23 February 2010
19:30 (UTC+8)
Beijing Guoan China 1 – 0 Australia Melbourne Victory Workers Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 31,000
Referee: Ali Hamad Al-Badwawi (UAE)
J. Griffiths Goal 52' Report

9 March 2010
19:30 (UTC+11)
Melbourne Victory Australia 0 – 2 South Korea Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma Etihad Stadium, Melbourne
Attendance: 7,899
Referee: Nawaf Abdulla (Bahrain)
Report Ognenovski Goal 40'
Yun Young-Sun Goal 85'

23 March 2010
19:00 (UTC+9)
Kawasaki Frontale Japan 4 – 0 Australia Melbourne Victory Todoroki Athletics Stadium, Kawasaki
Attendance: 9,728
Referee: Khalil Ibrahim M. Al-Ghamdi (Saudi Arabia)
Chong Tese Goal 3'
Kurotsu Goal 11'
Renatinho Goal 22'
Taniguchi Goal 90'
Report

31 March 2010
19:30 (UTC+11)
Melbourne Victory Australia 1 – 0 Japan Kawasaki Frontale Etihad Stadium, Melbourne
Attendance: 6,011
Referee: Saeid Mozaffarizadeh (Iran)
Muscat Goal 60' (pen.) Report

14 April 2010
19:30 (UTC+10)
Melbourne Victory Australia 0 – 0 China Beijing Guoan Etihad Stadium, Melbourne
Attendance: 6,394
Referee: Abdul Malik Bashir (Singapore)
Report

28 April 2010
19:00 (UTC+9)
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma South Korea 3 – 2 Australia Melbourne Victory Tancheon Sports Complex, Seongnam
Attendance: 502
Referee: Mohamed Abdelkarim Mohamed Ismail Al-Zarouni (UAE)
Jeon Kwang-Jin Goal 27'
Namgung Do Goal 72'
Jo Jae-Cheol Goal 83'
Report Dugandžić Goal 46'
Pondeljak Goal 77'

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
South Korea Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 6 5 0 1 11 6 +5 15
China Beijing Guoan 6 3 1 2 7 5 +2 10
Japan Kawasaki Frontale 6 2 0 4 8 8 0 6
Australia Melbourne Victory 6 1 1 4 3 10 −7 4


W-League

2009-10 Westfield W-League fixtures

Round 1


3 October 2009
16:45 UTC+10
Melbourne Victory 2 – 0 Perth Glory Etihad Stadium
Enza Barilla Goal 34'
Katie Thorlakson Goal 71'
Selin Kuralay Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 79', 90'
Report

Round 2


10 October 2009
18:00 UTC+10
Melbourne Victory 0 – 1 Brisbane Roar Epping Soccer Stadium
Report Ellen Beaumont Goal 84'

Round 3


17 October 2009
14:30 UTC+10:30
Adelaide United 0 – 2 Melbourne Victory Hindmarsh Stadium
Report Katrina Gorry Goal 29'
Selin Kuralay Goal 81'

Round 4


24 October 2009
14:30 UTC+10:30
Canberra United 2 – 0 Melbourne Victory McKellar Park, A.C.T.
Tseng Shu-o Goal 27'49' Report

Round 5


31 October 2009
14:00 UTC+11
Melbourne Victory 2 – 1 Newcastle Jets Veneto Club
Katrina Gorry Goal 45'
Deanna Niceski Goal 91'
Report Renee Cartwright Goal 62'

Round 6


7 November 2009
19:00 UTC+11
Melbourne Victory 1 – 1 Sydney FC Deakin Reserve, Shepparton
Julianne Sitch Goal 62' Report Maika Ruyter-Hooley Goal 90+5' (o.g.)

Round 7


14 November 2009
19:00 UTC+11
Brisbane Roar 1 – 1 Melbourne Victory Ballymore Stadium
Clare Polkinghorne Goal 49' Report Kara Mowbray Goal 88'

Round 8


21 November 2009
17:45 UTC+11
Central Coast Mariners 2 – 0 Melbourne Victory Leichhardt Oval
Michelle Heyman Goal 27'52' Report

Round 9


28 November 2009
15:00 UTC+11
Melbourne Victory 1 – 0 Canberra United Olympic Park
Katie Thorlakson Goal 87' Report

Round 10


5 December 2009
18:00 UTC+11
Perth Glory 2 – 0 Melbourne Victory Clipsal Stadium, Ingelwood
Lisa De Vanna Goal 81'
Katie Gill Goal 87'
Report

2009-10 W-League fixtures

Round Date Home Team Score Away Team Stadium
1 3 October 2009 Melbourne Victory 2-0 Perth Glory FC Etihad Stadium
2 10 October 2009 Melbourne Victory 0-1 Brisbane Roar Epping Stadium
3 17 October 2009 Adelaide United 0-2 Melbourne Victory Hindmarsh Stadium
4 24 October 2009 Canberra United 2-0 Melbourne Victory McKellar Park, A.C.T.
5 31 October 2009 Melbourne Victory 2 - 1 Newcastle Jets Veneto Club
6 7 November 2009 Melbourne Victory 1 - 1 Sydney FC Deakin Reserve, Shepparton
7 14 November 2009 Brisbane Roar 1 - 1 Melbourne Victory Ballymore Stadium
8 21 November 2009 Central Coast Mariners 2 - 0 Melbourne Victory Leichhardt Oval
9 28 November 2009 Melbourne Victory 1 - 0 Canberra United Bob Jane Stadium
10 5 December 2008 Perth Glory FC 2 - 0 Melbourne Victory Clipsal Stadium, Ingelwood


References

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A-League Premiers
2008/09
Succeeded by
Sydney FC
Preceded by
Newcastle Jets
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